|mystified - Fabrication [treetrunk009] - mystified|
For some time, it has been possible to use fractal mathematics to generate midi files. Less common is the ability to use fr / gen methods to generate or effect .wav and .mp3 files. I recently came upon a means to create music in this way, and was excited to produce the longform piece, "Fabrication". Layers of home-created industrial atmospheric samples are puncutuated by deep, reverberent percussion and washes of static...
Keywords: Ambient; Fractal; Industrial
Downloads: 1,948 (1 review)
|Lomov - Fehlfarben [plx004] - Lomov|
First you need to know that in Germany second choice cigars are called: 'Fehlfarben'... "Long time ago my father smoked that kind of cigars and thus I had a lot of wooden boxes to keep odds and ends within. Later I smoked cigars myselfe (but more imported Havannas) accompanied with an excellent red wine while I was listening with friends to good sixty years jazz. The first tracks I made for the 'Fehlfarben'-EP were more jazz-related and I named it this way...
Downloads: 4,875 (1 review)
|ocp - Letargo [mimi026] - ocp|
Another sound trip. This time ocp present us with a trip tru minimal dark enviorments.
Downloads: 1,533 (1 review)
|V trap - Obsession [TROORG#005] - V trap|
these three V trap tracks are high voltaged. based on a knife cut into an indian ethno pop vinyl maxi single (suns of arqa - govinda's house), this release is a treasure hunt through repetitive soundscapes, track one submitted by vocs and guitar, track two sample-based and track three is merely a knob-twist.
Keywords: Meditative; Ambient; Minimal; electro-organic dance
Downloads: 1,796 (1 review)
|Mystery Hearsay - Honey Anvil Syrup [zero139a] - Mystery Hearsay|
The second part of the Mystery Hearsay trilogy for zeromoon. The beat is ferocious, the guitars seering, this is old school post industrial beats at its heaviest and finest. Heavy mixing and editing by MC Ladno.
Keywords: Rhythmic Noise
Downloads: 2,910 (1 review)
|Lomov - Free Port [gruen001] - Lomov|
Moments Of Urban Calmness On one hand a 'Free Port' is the free trading zone of a harbour, where goods are being discharged, stocked, and again shipped. An area in which you sometimes can find a calmness within the daily unrest, but in which you may also feel a little bit lost. on the other hand you may read 'Free Port' as an open terminal of a computer, where you can plug-in other devices in order to widen your operative possibilities, or to get more information - actually, the real point of pr...
Keywords: Ambient; Clicks+Cuts
Downloads: 2,859 (1 review)
|Gras - Gras [gruen005] - Gras|
The Infinite Process Of Absorbing The monotonous noise of bypassing cars drags me away from sleep and into another day. Time doesn't exist, there are just processes and my whole life seems to be tied to an infinite process like the neverending looping sound of the cars outside my small apartment. I open the door, however unable to open the walls of isolation that seperate me from mankind. Sitting down beside the road, I feel the wet grass with my fingers...
Keywords: Ambient; IDM; Clicks+Cuts
Downloads: 7,750 (1 review)
|Rolling Calf Sinfonette - Rain II [wh006] - C.P. McDill|
Harps, purrs, and cozy sensations lull you into a peaceful, pleasant state of mind. Rain is a series of conceptual CDs produced under the auspices of Webbed Hand Records. Each Rain is a CD-length ambient recording ideal for listening to while relaxing, working, or socializing. The second Rain CD by RCS. Trancey and dreamy and sweetened with purring cats and echoing harps. A relaxing recording to lull you to sleep...
Keywords: Meditative; Sound Art; Laidback Electronica; Dreamworking
Downloads: 2,033 (1 review)
|Mossa - The Town Hall EP [EPS13] - Mossa|
What went wrong at the town hall in NY on the night of Oct 12, 1962? Mossa, via his latest release which definitely differs from his usual material, takes you back to that moment at the New York Town Hall when Charles Mingus and his 30 musicians made history. Yesterday's best jazz elements and today's funky rhythms blend in Mossa's hands through three pieces that will deserve a prominent spot in your musical entertainment collection...
Keywords: Electronic; Techhouse
Downloads: 16,843 (1 review)
|Rolling Calf Sinfonette - Rain I [wh004] - C.P. McDill|
Distant drums in a drizzly jungle, night and mist inhibit seeking, so you sleep. Rain is a series of conceptual CDs produced under the auspices of Webbed Hand Records. Each Rain is a CD-length ambient recording ideal for listening to while relaxing, working, or socializing. This release is Rolling Calf Sinfonette's first trancey contribution to the Webbed Hand "Rain" project. A 74-minute rhythmic massage, dreamy and evocative of distant drums beneath a drizzly forest canopy...
Keywords: Meditative; New Age; Sound Art; Laidback Electronica; Soundscape; Dreamworking
Downloads: 2,177 (1 review)
|ALPHA TRAJECTORY - Sputnik [tzpdc 13] - Alpha Trajectory|
Originally released in 2000 on Dark Duck Records Alpha Trajectory returns with this recording of slightly Berlin-school experimental space ambient, sequencers, and effects recorded between February and June 1998 then tweaked, twisted and mangled for 2 years, and finally unveiled. Chronicling the voyage of the world's first artificial satellite launched in 1957.
Keywords: electronic; Ambient; Spacemusic; Berlin-School Sequencers
Downloads: 2,535 (1 review)
|Rolling Calf Sinfonette - Rain III [wh010] - C.P. McDill|
Number III from RCS, for Webbed Hand's "Rain" series of ambient concept albums. Trancey, very bassy. An excellent soundtrack for long meditations. Approximately 74 minutes long. Rain is a series of concept CDs produced under the auspices of Webbed Hand Records. Each "Rain" is a CD-length ambient recording ideal for listening to while relaxing, working, or socializing. It is recommended to play these at low volume, merely as a background ambience, as you sleep, meditate, or engage in some quiet a...
Keywords: Meditative; Sound Art; Dark Ambient; Soundscape; Dreamworking
Downloads: 1,697 (1 review)
|Martin Dot - Open Sky [rain008] - Martin Dot|
Try to imagine a clear sky. Only blueness over your head. Nothing more. However there is a sun there. Blindingly noticable. You hear no sound. No sound except the music of the open sky. You sit in your window. Listening to bamboo windchimes. You listen to the wind. Clouds give you harmonies. This is timeless. You listen until you sleep. You wake up to listen more. That open sky. It is fascinating.
Keywords: Ambient; Soundscape; Atmosphere; Minimal
Downloads: 2,362 (1 review)
|mabafu - bahia aleman [sof008] - sebastian nussbaum|
mabafu is a german producer of downbeat music. his first www.sofasound.de release "bahia aleman" features seven finest lounge songs with latin influences.
Downloads: 35,028 (1 review)
|[mn006] dataman - the most famous heroes ep - dataman|
after a little break, -n comes back with 5 most famous heroes created by one of the most prolific figures in the netaudio community, dataman. to show our gratitude to dataman for providing us the most famous heroes, we've asked japanese flash artist, nomi to make an animation with 5 of the most famous aa (ascii art) characters loved on the most famous japanese bulletin board, '2 channel (it's read 'ni-channeru.').' they'll play the heroes for us...
Keywords: Experimental; Techno; House; Glitch; Electronic; Acid; Dance
Downloads: 21,789 (1 review)
|[ffs40] Antuan Graftio - Relaxation In New City Fear - Antuan Graftio|
Great synthesis of many genres of industrial and electronic music.
Keywords: Intelligent Dance Music; Post-EBM; Coldwave; Electronica
Downloads: 22,564 (1 review)
|Off The Sky - Studies Of Lifeform In Transit [apl014]|
Off The Sky is another sideproject by Jason Corder, whose Subsource album "Inconnu" received major warm critics with its floating mayhem sounds and textures. I'm proud that i may release his new album called "Studies Of Lifeform In Transit" on Autoplate. Very warm, breathing layers of field recordings merged with ambient electronica unfold big, extensive dubby spaces. Endless, timeless looming tracks with easy sounds make this album an intense sensual enjoyment and especially on the songs "Milee...
Downloads: 3,976 (1 review)
|sternenspringer - lake vostok [tonAtom.038] - sternenspringer|
even a bit darker and more morbid than the initial release: the second e.p. by gerd neusser and jürgen rieger. the straight beats remain but it has grown colder in the realm of the sternenspringer. the e.p. title is a first indication for that and it is continued within the atmospheres of the four tracks. icy textures and tricky rhythmic elements fill the range, that sternenspringer span in each track...
Downloads: 5,018 (2 reviews)
|Djinnestan - Rain 2 [wh043] - C.P. McDill|
The mystery that is Djinnestan returns with another addition to the ever popular Rain series. The setting here comes across not as a fairytale forest, as in Rain 1, rather more like some ancient abandoned city on the edge of a desert, as viewed in a grainy film. For some of more sensitive intuition, not empty at all but bustling with ghosts. Rain is a series of conceptual CDs produced under the auspices of Webbed Hand Records...
Keywords: Easy Listening; Meditative; Electroacoustic; Drones; Dark Ambient; Soundscape; Dreamworking; musique concrete
Downloads: 2,213 (2 reviews)
|[apl030] tlon - from elsewhere to nowhere - Jean-Sebastién Roux|
A couple months after releasing the "Metapop Complex LP" under his moniker deluge [THN069], Jean-Sébastien Roux publishes on Autoplate again. His new EP "from elsewhere to nowhere" is a conceptual work in best Roux tradition, derived from philosophic thoughts about mankind. As always, the songs stick together to follow a particular concept, evolving it to define new questions. Questions, that remain unanswered, waiting for the listener to be felt and experienced...
Downloads: 7,657 (2 reviews)
|Mystified - Rain 3 [wh047] - Mystified|
Mystified's third Rain album is a bright, languid, minimalistic composition which conveys a sense of self-sufficient solitude. Piano keyboard notes and chords are plucked from space and reverberate lightly in the mind. Time and space fall into the lacunae between notes, and all that remains is you at peace. Rain 3 - 01:11:19 Recorded and produced by Thomas Park, January 2005. Cover image "Lights" by Thomas Park...
Keywords: Ambient; Electronic; Meditative; Laidback Electronica; Dreamworking
Downloads: 2,057 (2 reviews)
|Thomas Jaldemark - Nuclear Weapons Still Out Of Sight [raam003] - Thomas Jaldemark|
thomas jaldemark from jönköping (.se) made a brilliant reflection of the contemporary times, the increasing polarity in worldwide politics, and as one result of it the unnecessary armed-attack of iraq. regardless the misery of the thematics, his dark and clean ambient unfolds warm chords as a sign of hope and is full of variations and details. besides his projects in industrial-music and the track for the realaudio-ambient-compilation, thomas jaldemark already released ambient as "etcetc" on a...
Keywords: Ambient; Dark Ambient
Downloads: 3,106 (2 reviews)
|Milieu - Gunkajima [exp017] - Milieu|
www.experimedia.net exp017 Milieu - GunkajimaGunkajima is more than music...It is more than the found sounds and atmospheres that create the fluid and truly LIVING sum of this incredibly inspired work. There is an abstract play being written here, and you as the listener are the sole actor. When you press play (hopefully alone in the dark, wearing headphones), you are hurled helplessly into an opressive void...
Keywords: dark; Minimal
Downloads: 5,030 (2 reviews)
|Tlon - Acoustic Lazy Dolls [apl018]|
-one turntable. one needle. one audio object.running aimlessly the needle on the record in movement, a random collection of melodic particle will become the original sound source of a full reinterpretation. Here, the audio object is Jon Hassel and Brian Eno releasePossible Musics. the exclusive utilization of the melodic structures of this unique sound source guarantees the homogeneity of the new pieces...
Downloads: 6,529 (2 reviews)
|Zen Savauge - Contrast [sub054] - Zen Savauge|
Contrast, Zen Sauvage's follow up to his debut Subsource release, Inconnu, is a solid body of musical architecture based off the idea of various oppositional mediums in effect throughout our realities and world. This album skirts the boundaries of anti-pop and presents itself as a rare experiment into the ever-increasing underground realm of techno-sculpturalism. Through the adept manipulation of countless audio design tools coupled with various acoustic instruments played by the artist himself,...
Downloads: 10,504 (2 reviews)
|SOUL IN LIMBO - Constant 6 [tzpdc 23] - Soul In Limbo|
Deep minimal drone. A continuation on a theme. Constant: A deep minimal ambient drone piece that takes you nowhere while at the same time, demands your attention and sucks you into the abyss. Peaceful.
Keywords: Experimental; Dreambient; electronic; Ambient; Drone; dark ambient
Downloads: 1,600 (2 reviews)
|IOTA - Microclimat [ZST003] - IOTA|
Alone with its machines, or with a MC (Seiz from X-Makeena), or with a bass guitar player (nalan) or with a DJ (Doc Mau), or with a VJ (hypogÃ©), IOTA furbish a powerful and smart electronica musical performance which links a lot of styles : dub, trip-hop, drum'n'bass... Play !
Keywords: Drum & Bass; Trip-Hop; Electro; Dub
Downloads: 43,538 (2 reviews)
|Benfay - Albedo Feature [raam007] - Benfay|
benfay from bern (.ch) is a master of multiple genres and instruments and his biography reads like a journey through all aspects of music. he received his double bass education at the jazz school of bern and at the hochschule für musik und theater. in 1999 he got in touch with berne's electronic music scene and thereafter decided to fully concentrate on the production of electronic music. an autodidact, he persued and achieved a full knowledge of the use of various digital music production-tool...
Downloads: 9,532 (2 reviews)
|K.M. Krebs - Rain 1 [wh061] - K.M. Krebs|
Here is a contribution to the acclaimed Rain series on Webbed Hand by the talented K.M. Krebs. A long-form ambient work of many subtle and shifting motifs, this relaxing electro-acoustic ambient journey will take you far on pleasant and varying wavelengths. K.M. Krebs has become a well-known and respected artist in the netlabel scene. As K.M. Krebs he recorded the classic "Halberd of Chemistry" (available at Fukk God Records), and as 833-45 he recorded "Solar Cycle 23" which is a popular release...
Keywords: Electroacoustic; Microsound; Minimalism; Sound Art; Soundscape; musique concrete; Sleepscape; Dark Meditative; Meditative Electronic
Downloads: 4,231 (2 reviews)
|Lomov - Ecru [one010] - Lomov|
These bites of electro, techhouse, idm and ambience by Axel Bergk further explore the minimalist corners of One. Often exploring disharmony made naturual by under-pinned hooks, subtle changes, atmospheric textures, and repetition. Just shy of an hour, Ecru is a long player that with patient listening reveals a comfortable coherence. While being mostly minimal and beat driven it doesnt fail to bring up emotion or experience thats important to every release selected here...
Keywords: Electronic; IDM
Downloads: 1,755 (2 reviews)
|Lomov-Trident (cod002) - Lomov|
"...listen to trident at night. In a way the tracks are 'nocturnes' made out of my melancholic mood. I love the tranquility of night hours when the city sleeps, when the mind gets more and more calm. This is the right moment to switch off thinking back and forth, to leave past things and don't care about next steps. This mood of "open-eyed dreaming" being awake and unconscious at the same time is the base for my music...
Keywords: clicks & cuts
Downloads: 5,141 (3 reviews)
|Swamps Up Nostrils - Mangled Unbelief [BB014] - Swamps Up Nostrils|
Mangled Unbelief by Swamps Up Nostrils is not your typical IDM album. Rather, it is IDM that is chopped up and blended with a bowl of noise and sprinkled with chaos-magikal sound-powder with just a pinch of general weirdness added for good measure.
Downloads: 2,289 (4 reviews)
|Tree Helicopter - Rain I [wh019] - C.P. McDill|
Tree Helicopter's first hypnotic contribution to the Webbed Hand "Rain" ambient project. A 73-minute journey, sprinkled with samples and rhythms characteristic of Tree Helicopter. Rain is a series of conceptual CDs produced under the auspices of Webbed Hand Records. Each Rain is a CD-length ambient recording ideal for listening to while relaxing, working, or socializing. It is recommended to play these at low volume, as a background ambience, especially when sleeping, meditating, or engaging is ...
Keywords: Meditative; Sound Art; Dark Ambient; Soundscape; Dreamworking
Downloads: 2,125 (3 reviews)
|Sepulcrum Spei - MMV [mir014] - Sepulcrum Spei|
This ep is the debut of the Italian project Sepulcrum Spei. Andrea Tuffanelli created the project early in 2005 together with Edoardo Romani Capello when they were recording their main project Lucus. They're both experienced musicians with backgrounds in various underground bands. MMV is mainly very minimalistic folk played on flute, harp and percussion. This is mixied with drones, background textures and environmental samples to create a darker, sometimes almost sinister, more ambient feel.
Keywords: Ambient; Folk
Downloads: 6,362 (4 reviews)
|Charleston Rain - Greg Worley www.worleyworks.co|
Charleston Rain on a tin roof
Keywords: rain; charleston; sc; tin roof; binaural
Downloads: 3,871 (3 reviews)
|Saluki Regicide - Rain I [wh002] - C.P. McDill|
Rain is a series of conceptual CDs produced under the auspices of Webbed Hand Records. Each "Rain" is a CD-length ambient recording ideal for listening to while relaxing, working, or socializing. This particular album is a 74-minute ambient lullabye, rich in mysterious sounds and dimly familiar allusions. It is recommended that you play this at low volume, as background when you go to sleep. Shifting repetition of motifs, ensures that your brain will quickly be lulled by the strange yet familiar...
Keywords: Dream; Ambient; Soundscape; Dreamworking
Downloads: 4,068 (3 reviews)
|Lomov - Jazzant [raam002] - Lomov|
lomov from hamburg (.de) made a breathtaking and precise definition of where the ambient section of realaudio.ch leads to. the moment of rest and emptiness as a source for all movement, evolving into scapish soundstructures: jazz with the digital media seen in context to arts. born in hannover, he studied history of arts, philosophy, archeology and sinology. after various exhibitions in fine arts from 1990-1999, he focussed his work on producing electronic music in the year 2000...
Keywords: Experimental; Ambient
Downloads: 7,012 (2 reviews)
|Alcyon - Nebelbank [tonAtom.001] - Alcyon|
still - and again even some time after my first contact with the music of carsten "alcyon" büttemeier on the third wellenform-release I keep on asking myself "what is it in his sound creations, that keeps touching me?" is it the tempting quality of sound and space ? phantastic creatures made of sound that whiz around me, almost touchable ? or is it the melodic background, like watercolors, that is giving the sound pearls its shine ? I close my eyes and let it get inside: the underwater world of...
Downloads: 3,334 (3 reviews)
|[APL033] Off The Sky - Caustic Light - Jason Corder|
To gain insight into Off The Sky's (Jason Corder) current work we cast a ray through "Caustic Light EP". A new release on autoplate after his "Studies of Form in Transit" [APL014] and "The Transitions" [APL027] (under his old moniker Color By Numbers). This EP grew up evolutionary to what it is now - a collection of four tracks whose atmosphere is created by guitar particles and floating ambient scapes...
Downloads: 3,098 (2 reviews)
|Tribe of Astronauts - Remote Missive [wh067] - Tribe of Astronauts|
wh067 Tribe of Astronauts - Remote Missive An hour-long transmission from the celestial entity known as Tribe of Astronauts. A pleasing wash of white noises, drones, and other soundscape elements. Are you familiar with the concept of astronaut contraband? Because of weight and spatial limitations in space flight, astronauts are generally forbidden from bringing along personal items. Only what is essential to the mission is allowed, and everything else is contraband...
Keywords: Minimalism; Drones; Electro-organic; Dark Meditative
Downloads: 1,649 (4 reviews)
|Mika Björklund - Risen [wh066] - Mika Björklund|
The album Risen consists a pair of long-form works by Mika Björklund, a young Finnish sound artist who has previously released Nocturne [wh054] on Webbed Hand. This is definitely headphones-in-the-dark music -- real introvert listening. These two tracks begin in a similar manner, but soon diverge and express many different moods and textures. Risen "The concept is to play with different kinds of ambient music, I've tried to get a feeling of progression from dark to light, past to future and so ...
Keywords: Ambient/noise; Electroacoustic; Minimalism; Abstract; Dark Ambient
Downloads: 2,610 (3 reviews)
|Mika Björklund - Nocturne [wh054] - Mika Björklund|
Finnish electronica artist Mika Björklund makes his debut on Webbed Hand with a long-form ambient composition inspired by other long-form albums on this label, such as the Rain series. This excellent track is both engaging and relaxing. About the recording: "As the name implies the music is night music. It was mostly made during night and I think the mood is best for late-night listening. I've tried to make it encompass the feelings and moods I feel when I stay up late to think and listen to mu...
Keywords: Easy Listening; Electronic; Sound Art; Ambient; Soundscape; Dreamworking
Downloads: 4,887 (4 reviews)
|Umisetsu & Martin Dot - Flowers EP [rain005] - Umisetsu & Martin Dot|
The second collaboration by Martin Dot and Umisetsu. This music is full of etereal, lush chords and subtle piano drops.
Keywords: Ambient; Soundscape; Atmosphere
Downloads: 6,719 (3 reviews)
|Bluedark - Explorations far below [mir010] - Bluedark|
For the tenth Mirakelmusik release we're back in Sweden with the debut ep of Bluedark aka Erik Glans. However Bluedark is no newbie, he has been making music for ten years and has had music play in movies, on the radio and online. Currently he is working on the soundtrack for a new online game called Mistlands. Explorations far below is an ambient journey which takes you down beneath the surface and into the depths of the oceans...
Downloads: 7,390 (4 reviews)
|Hakoneko - Umi no drone [mimi036] - Hakoneko|
"Umi no drone" (Drones of the sea) is an epic work of deeply emotional/dramatic drones. Starting from total silence to an organic soundscapes and droning atmospheres that remind us the underwater life. Perfect for some intense headphone listening, late nights, an album for those who seek a more unusual experience.
Keywords: Ambient; Drone, Ambient
Downloads: 11,488 (3 reviews)
|[THN071] Lomov - Mounting Stags - Axel Bergk|
Besides more ambient oriented releases like 'Holzwege' I always have worked on different, more rhythm determined styles. In summer 2004 I have started a project, that reflects the lazy, laid-back behaviour of end summer afternoon hours, feeling a little bit introspective and melancholic. But I consider melancholy not as a malady, more than a preliminary starting point. The popular copperplate engraving of Albrecht Dürer "Melencholia I" e.g...
Downloads: 14,629 (3 reviews)
|[APL028] Lomov - Holzwege - Axel Bergk|
'Holzwege' (meaning wood-ways) is a topic of mine since I've studied philosophy. The German philosopher Martin Heidegger used this scene to describe the way man are used to percept reality. Imagine you awake within a dark forest. You can't percept the whole forest, only the environment around you. To learn more about the forest, you cut down some trees and create some space. Now the light (symbol of thinking/logos) can illuminate the scene and you will see a little bit more...
Downloads: 7,452 (3 reviews)
|Saluki Regicide - Rain II [wh008] - C.P. McDill|
A 74-minute hallucination, warm as a crackling fire, and casting many peculiar shadows. The Webbed Hand Records "Rain" series is graced by a second contribution from Saluki Regicide. Rain is a series of conceptual CDs produced under the auspices of Webbed Hand Records. Each "Rain" is a CD-length ambient recording ideal for listening to while relaxing, working, or socializing. This should be played at a low volume, for best effect, preferably as background ambience as you are going to sleep...
Keywords: Meditative; Sound Art; Dark Ambient; Soundscape; Dreamworking
Downloads: 2,191 (2 reviews)
|Tribe Of Astronauts - Endless Sea [treetrunk004] - Tribe Of Astronauts|
"The inscrutable Tribe of Astronauts is a collective of varying number. Little can be known about the Tribe of Astronauts because they hide behind digital masks." -- Tribe Elder The Tribe of Astronauts recently contacted Treetrunk Records from the ammonia seas of Jupiter. Forming, on the huge planet, a kind of eternal ocean, the tides of ammonia wash against one another perpetually and savagely. The Tribe has garnered a field recording from their trip to Jove, and has provided Treetrunk with a c...
Keywords: Experimental; Ambient; Fractal
Downloads: 1,049 (2 reviews)
|833-45 - Solar Cycle 23 LP [apl004] - 833-45|
Vancouver based artist Kevin Krebs who is known through his Notype.com & Nishi output is known for working on a very own kind of sound exploration and searching for the yet most exciting frequencies between the various radiostations out there on earth. "Solar Cycle" creates a very cold and inhuman atmosphere, partly post-nuclear when the test signals in "A Perfectly Reflecting Earth" evoke. Through the continued slightly distorted whitenoise Kevin unfolds his advanced beatshuffling with merging ...
Downloads: 6,631 (3 reviews)